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Another word for institution

  1. The act of founding or establishing

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Another word for institution

  1. The act of setting up

      1. An established social order, as:
      2. The condition or fact of being established.
      3. An establishing or being established
      1. The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
      2. An organization established to maintain, assist, or finance institutions or projects of a social, educational, charitable, religious, etc. nature, as by the making of grants
      3. Foundation garment
      1. (Baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.
      2. A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association or business.
      3. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
  2. An organization, corporation, etc.

      1. A group gathered for social purposes
      2. A group associated for some purpose, as to form a commercial or industrial firm
      3. A group of persons:
      1. An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
      2. The prevailing social order; the establishment. Used with the :
      3. A network of structures and channels, as for communication, travel, or distribution:
      1. An institution for advanced study, research, and instruction in a restricted field
      2. An organization founded to promote a cause:
      3. A short teaching program established for a group concerned with some special field of work
      1. A place where one is safe and secure; refuge
      2. An institution for the care of people, especially those with physical or mental impairments, who require organized supervision or assistance.
      3. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
  3. An established custom, practice, etc.

      1. The body of persons attending such an assembly:
      2. A widely used and accepted device or technique, as in drama, literature, or painting:
      3. A practice or procedure widely observed in a group, especially to facilitate social interaction; a custom:
      1. A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
      2. A long-established custom or practice having the effect of precedent or unwritten law
      3. The passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication:
      1. One that is invariably present in and long associated with a place:
      2. (Computing, programming) A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
      3. (Law) Something that is fixed in place, especially a permanent appliance or other item of personal property that is considered part of a house and is sold with it.
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